You can modify the installation of the Desktop Manager and choose not to install the Update portion of the program.. As well as unchecking the check for updates box.
However this is a known bug with 4.7.
(plagues me to and I find it very annoying.)
You can roll back to I think 4.5 (no real differences between 4.5, 4.6, 4.7)
8830 -> 8330 -> 9550 -> 9650
Just think about how far BlackBerries have come from then till now... And what else is coming.
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